A new government survey suggests the number of people seeking emergency treatment after consuming energy drinks has doubled nationwide in a recent four-year span.
Health officials say there have been two flu deaths in the Sacramento area and influenza cases are increasing throughout the region.
Researchers say they can predict a newborn baby’s odds of becoming an obese child using a simple new calculation.
The flu started early and the virus is spreading rapidly. In an update Friday, the Centers for Disease Control reports a high level of flu activity in 29 states and a moderate level in nine others. Health officials say it’s not too late to get vaccinated. We look at who should get the flu shot.
Health officials say flu season is off to its earliest start in nearly 10 years—and it could be a bad one.
A new nationwide survey has attempted to find out what doctors will do when faced with key medical ethical issues.
State fitness tests administered to California’s school-age children shows fewer than a third of tested students were in good physical shape.
Ever since it was first established in Santa Cruz in 1995, the strength and conditioning system known as CrossFit has grown rapidly in popularity in the Bay Area and across the country. Today there are approximately 4,400 CrossFit gyms, with a good number in East Bay
A pool cleaning chemical that created a vapor cloud in Mill Valley Friday morning prompted a shelter in place warning for residents and a nearby elementary school, a Marin County sheriff’s dispatcher said.
The death of a vivacious Bay Area woman provides a powerful example of the need for early cancer screenings and prevention.